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Now as I climb this mountain, from the top of which I shall see Africa, my mind is printed with brown-paper parcels and your faces. I have been stained by you and corrupted. You smelt so unpleasant, too, lining up outside doors to buy tickets. All were dressed in indeterminate shades of grey and brown, never even a blue feather pinned to a hat. None had the courage to be one thing rather than another. What dissolution of the soul you demanded in order to get through one day, what lies, bowings, scrapings, fluency and servility! How you chained me to one spot, one hour, one chair, and sat yourselves down opposite! How you snatched from me the white spaces that lie between hour and hour and rolled them into dirty pellets and tossed them into the wastepaper basket with your greasy paws. Yet those were my life.


Virginia Woolf


#limitation #misanthropy #waste #courage

The Congresswoman was depressed by the fact that a woman of her standing could no longer count on making it to the rest room "in time" during the extensive rehabilitation that followed her shooting. Her husband, commander of a space shuttle crew, encouraged her by identifying with her limitation. Even revered astronauts, he revealed, have bodily limits and have to rely on Huggies during extended launch exercises.


Gabrielle Giffords


#frailty #limitations #pride #weakness #courage

And I couldn't make fun of her for that dream. It was my dream, too. And Indian boys weren't supposed to dream like that. And white girls from small towns weren't supposed to dream big, either. We were supposed to be happy with our limitations. But there was no way Penelope and I were going to sit still. Nope, we both wanted to fly:


Sherman Alexie


#inspirational #limitations #over-coming-odds #prospects-on-life #dreams

I refuse to accept that I have limitations beyond my own belief of boundaries. Perception is all that limits the mind.


Shannon L. Alder


#dreams #goals #limitations #limits #perception

Her cuisine is limited but she has as good an idea of breakfast as a Scotchwoman." [Sherlock Holmes, on Mrs. Hudson's cooking.]


Arthur Conan Doyle


#cooking #cuisine #food #limitations #scotch

Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for themselves. They limit themselves to fewer possibilities by the narrowness of their vision.


V.S. Naipaul


#free-will #freedom #lack-of-vision #limitations #peer-pressure

They say to think within the box, but it's funny how those in the box never go anywhere, where those outside it, get to see the world.


Anthony Liccione


#horizon #limitations #outside-the-box #see-the-world #stuck

Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.


Victor Borge


#anything #aspirations #because #between #else

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." [What Life Means to Einstein: An Interview by George Sylvester Viereck, Saturday Evening Post, 26 October 1929 (p. 17)]


Albert Einstein


#inspiration #knowledge #limitations #imagination

...the imagination is unleashed by constraints. You break out of the box by stepping into shackles.


Jonah Lehrer


#creativity #imagination #limitations #imagination






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